January 23rd local time, according to South African media reports, tropical cyclone Eloise will land in the port city of Bela, Mozambique, in the next few days, and then attack the provinces of Limpopo, KwaZulu and Pumalanga in South Africa and parts of Zimbabwe.
Eloise” will cause heavy rains and floods in the above areas in the next two or three days.
The South African Meteorological Service reported that the cyclone was moving southwestward at a speed of 24 kilometers per hour, with a maximum wind of 120 kilometers per hour at the center of the cyclone, and gradually strengthening.
Pumalanga is the region where the main power station of the South African National Electric Power Company is located, so South African Electric Power Company said it is working with South Africa’s central and provincial disaster management centers to reduce future losses.
In March 2019, Hurricane Idai also made landfall in the port city of Beira, Mozambique, causing great damage to Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, killing nearly a thousand people.
The visit of Eloise made coastal residents of Mozambique, Zimbabwe and South Africa very nervous.
Many residents expressed concern that the government was affected by the coronavirus pandemic, and the empty treasury would eventually be unable to withstand the disaster.